February 1

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on February 1. From 1900 until now. February 1 is under the sign of Aquarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Harry Styles (1994), Claude François (1939) and Princess Stephanie of Monaco (1965). Several movies were released around February 1 over the years, such as Invasion of the Body Snatchers in 1956 directed by Don Siegel and Dracula in 1931 directed by Tod Browning.
But much more happened on February 1 over the years: find out below

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Country: United States of America

Dracula

Dracula

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Dwight Frye

Country: United States of America

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Jude Law, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz

Country: United States of America

Hand in Hand

Hand in Hand

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Philip Leacock

Starring: Loretta Parry, Philip Needs, John Gregson, Sybil Thorndike

Snow Cake

Snow Cake

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Marc Evans

Starring: Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Hampshire

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1?


Holidays

  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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Events

  • 2019 Dissident Irish Republican campaign: Two people were shot and injured in two individual attacks in Londonderry.(BBC)Ammunition and a mortar tube was found at the Irish border in County Louth. (BBC)
  • 2018 Persecution of Muslims in Myanmar: The existence of five mass graves in northern Rakhine State is confirmed by the Associated Press through multiple eyewitness testimonies and video evidence. Many of the bodies in the graves were Rohingya victims of the Gu Dar Pyin massacre. (The Associated Press)
  • 2017 Four alleged extremists planning terror attacks in Azerbaijan are killed in a shootout with the country's security forces; one suspect is arrested. The State Security Service says the group was connected to an unspecified religious extremist group abroad. (Reuters) (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
  • 2016 PKK Rebellion (2015–present): Two Turkish Army soldiers are killed in a Kurdistan Workers' Party ambush in the southeast Diyarbakır Province. (Anadolu Post)
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No Time For Tears by Cynthia Freeman

No Time For Tears

Year: 1982

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No Time for Tears

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Year: 2019

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A fictionalized account of the true story of Lale Sokolov, an Auschwitz inmate forced to tattoo numbers on fellow prisoners

Gideon'S Corpse by Douglas Preston

Gideon'S Corpse

Year: 2012

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A top nuclear scientist goes mad and takes an innocent family hostage at gunpoint, killing one and causing a massive standoff.

The Death Of Outrage by William J. Bennett

The Death Of Outrage

Year: 1999

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In this new, updated edition of a book heralded as a clarion call to the nation's conscience, William Bennett asks why we see so little public outrage in the fade of

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible

Year: 1999

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The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.

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